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at the temperature or any heat advisory log on to wjz.com. >>> rupert murdoch is claiming ignorance. he testified before british parliament. he fought off lawmakers and an attack from a protester. >> reporter: dozens of cameras swarmed rupert murdoch's range rover as he arrived at parliamentary hearing with his son james. their testimony came to a hault when a man plunged at him with a plate of foam. earlier, murdoch testified he had no knowledge of the alleged hacking of the news of the world. >> i was absolutely shocked, appalled and ashamed when i heard about it. >> what happened at the news of the world was wrong. we and i have apologized for that. >> reporter: rupert murdoch briefly address the fbi investigation into possible 9/11 hacking victims. >> we have seen no evidence of that at all. >> reporter: murdoch say he's not ultimately responsible for the hacking is scandal and though he's chief executive. he blames individuals at the paper. lawmakers also grilled the formaller deadtor of the former editor of the news of the world rebekah brooks. >> i can say i never sanctioned. >> reporter
eyewitness news. >> coming up new at 4:30. learn more about rupert murdoch's young wife, who has become a sensation after hitting the man who tried to attack her husband during the phone hacking scandal. >>> a very, very big story today. suffocating air is moving in today. wjz found a woman on st. paul street, using an umbrella trying to keep today's heat at bay on university parkway. the high temperatures were not enough to keep work crews from making repairs. work goes on there. in northwest baltimore, you can see the heat coming off the road as temperatures climb into the 90s. and you know what? the worst of the heat is yet to come. bob turk is here with updated numbers from first warning weather. >> i think you're going to find tomorrow, much, much worse than it has been. >>> we're only at 92. yesterday, we did get up to humid 92. the dew point is way up there again at 72 degrees. when you combine those two, makes you feel like 101 degrees outside. easton just jumped up to 110. the heat index. ocean city at 92. and oakland, 83. because of these high temperatures and high dew points
testimony. why the british parliament wants to speak to rupert murdoch's son again. >>> and heartbreak crash caught on tape. you'll have to see this. >>> and of course, it's friday. the mercury just hit 100. how long will this last? don't miss the updated forecast. coming right up. >>> protestors in jerusalem threatened marchers in this year's annual gay pride march. about 3,000 people marched in support of homosexuality in israel. police arrested violent rioters who threw foul-smelling bags. ultraorthodox jews consider it to be an abomination of the city. >>> a parliamentary committee is deciding if james murdoch should answer more questions about cell phone hacking. in london, elizabeth palmer reports for wjz on the scandals. >> reporter: when james murdoch last answered the committee's questions, he sat next to his father. the media tycoon rupert. >> this is the most humble day of my life. >> they were sorry, they said, but believed the phone hacking and bribery in their newsroom were the work of two men employed by their paper who had already gone to jail. james specifically denied seein
. >> billionaire rupert rupert murdoch's billion-dollar empire may be in trouble. even more of his papers are now under fire, and he's forced to do damage control. >> reporter: the phone-hacking scandal that took down rupert murdoch's news of the world, could be spreading to his other papers. there are -- now reports that they hack the into the personal information of ex-prime minister gordon brown. things like his bank accounts and his son's medical record. news international says it is investigating this latest charge. >> there will have to be some kind of massive, massive clearout, really, of the stables. it just looks terrible. >> reporter: murdoch is still supporting his embattled ceo, rebecca brooks. british police will question her later this week about the phone hacking cover-up that went on during her watch as news of the world. >> reporter: murdoch is dealing with more allegations of corruption. they said news of the world reporters offered to pay him for phone records of the dead. >> reporter: the phone hacking scandal boiled over last week, with the case of millie doweller, a british
that media mogul rupert murdoch's newscorps tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >> reporter: rupert and james murdoch say they will let british lawmakers grill them about the phone hacking scandal. the newscorps boss and his son first refused to testify but agreed after members of parliament slapped them with court orders. lawmakers will also get to question news international chief rebecca brooks at the hearing on tuesday. the parliamentary panel is digging into allegations, reporters hacked the phones of murder and terror victims. they've already interrogated senior police officers, accused of taking money from journalists, sniffing for stories. >> reporter: british police are still sniffing for arrests in the hacking scandal. the latest arrest is a former deputy from news around the world. >> reporter: the latest scandal is showing signs of spreading to america. several are demanding an investigation into whether newscorps broke a u.s. law, banning bribes to u.s. foreign officials. they also want to know if families of 9/11 and other american victims may have had their ph
for britain's free-for-all press. >> mr. murdoch -- >> rupert murdoch sits on top of the press, news of the world, as well as wall street and fox. >> reporter: news of the world has been the british paper for 168 years. but people we spoke to today said it was time to pull the murdoch plug. >> unbelievable this was going on for so long. i'm glad they closed down that paper. >> reporter: some watchers believe the shutdown is calculated because murdoch is trying to take over a major deal, british sky broadcasting. if the deal is blocked, it could cost him billions. rita nissan, wjz eyewitness news. >> and the last edition of the news of the world will be published on sunday. >>> a night out at the ballpark turns tragic. kai is in the newsroom with details on this disturbing story. >>> a texas rangers fan plunges to his death, trying to catch a ball. the 39-year-old man was reaching for a baseball that was tossed in the stands by outfielder josh hamilton. the man fell about 20 feet and landed on concrete at the ballpark in arlington. after catching that ball. his young son was with him
company said it would buy back $5 billion worth of the phone's stock. rupert murdoch and its country are talking about the takeover of british sigh broadcasting. the u.s. trade deficit surged 15% in may, to more than $50 billion. that is the highest level in more than 2 1/2 years. the trade deficit was driven higher by trade increase. and hiring is not likely to pick up this summer. the labor department says employers advertise 3 million jobs in may. the same amount as in april. companies can take anywhere from 1 to 3 months to fill a position. and there is heavy competition for each opening. in may, about 5,000 were for each. stay with cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> coming up on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. why house republicans want you to be able to choose what kind of bulbs you buy. >>> i'm mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. at the inner harbor. drivers from all over the globe will be coming here on labor day. but we'll be talking to someone from baltimore, driving this car. the story when eyewitness news continues. >>> tempts are still pretty high this afternoon. what tomorrow will bring
police to kill him. >>> rupert murdoch has decided to shut down his troubled uk to tabloid. it comes after the tabloid was linked to a phone scandal. >> reporter: news of the world will print its last edition is this sunday. fallout from the phone hacking scandal is shutting down rupert murdoch's 168-year-old paper. reporters are accused of breaking into the voice mail of murder victims, the families of dead soldiers, and celebrities. murdoch's son james made the announcement to the staff, saying the news of the world is in the business of holding others to account, but it failed when it came to itself. there has been outrage across the country. even the british parliament held an emergency session, expressing its disgust. >> reporter: the scandal has been growing wider by the day. london's police force is under investigation, for allegedly taking bribes. >> reporter: the latest from the hacking appear to be former boyfriends for princess diana. lawyers believe news of the world hacked the men's phones. big groups like the veterans groups had already cut ties with the they paper. >>
are looking into whether journalists at rupert murdoch's news of the world listened in to desperate conversations of families. they also allegedly tapped into the account of 13-year-old missing girl. not only listening to her voice mail but deleting frantic messages from her relatives. she was found dead six months after she disappeared in 2002. >> this is disgusting, disgraceful. there are no words to describe how awful this was. how awful it is to the parents. >> the new hacking allegations are infuriating the british public, prompting an emergency government session and called for an immediate session. >> we're talking about murder victims, potentially terrorist victims, having their phones hacked into. it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: when the scandal first broke, the targets were mainly celebrities, like mick jagger, eric clapton, gwyneth paltrow and hugh grant. >> i think there is a national revulsion about what they did. >> reporter: at the center of the controversy is rebecca brooks, who hed headed up -- who headed up the tabloids. murdoch says she will continue to
murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former ceo will likely faiths punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours anting questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation but no one has been charged with any crime yet. in london, tina krause, wjz "eyewitness news." >>> a police inspector will investigate possible corruption within the department now that there are allegations to other senior officers may also be involved. >>> a wild chase ends at arundel mills mall and sends a baltimore city police officer to hospital. he was chasing a suspect down the parkway. the other driver stride to ram the officer's car and he swerved and got out of in the grassy median. he got out have the car and tried to run through the mall. the officer is going to be okay. >>> two former members of the ehrlich campaign faced a judge this morning. pro
. including a third round of bond buying to keep the interest rates low. rupert murdoch's political empire is vowing to block the bid. analysts say it would have been nearly impossible for the buyout to win government approval, amid the phone hacking scandal in rupert's newspapers. >>> thousands are speaking out about the movie rental company's 60% price hike. most are taking issue with the fact that the company isn't adding services to justify its rate hike. and chrysler's best-selling vehicle is being recalled. more than 240,000 ram pickup trucks from 2008 to 2011, are being recalled because of a steveing problem. a part near the left wheel can fracture and cause problems steering. chrysler will fix the problems on affected rams, free of charge. that's your money watch. for more, head to cbsmoneywatch.com. in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> still ahead at 4:00, a catholic bishop against the susan g. komen foundation. why a church leader is boycotting the nation's biggest breast cancer charity. >>> i'm mike schuh, in the state of baltimore. how millions are trying to keep current
and politicians. >> very, very serious. >> parliament-grilled rupert murdoch and his son james last week. journalists said they are accused of hacking the voice mails of murder and terror victims. the government-backed investigations will look into allegations of eavesdropping at other media outlets, too. several journalists are on the panel to help police chiefs, to help expose corrupt practices. >> reporter: police investigations are also under way to hacking and bribery within the force. scotland yard is reenforcing its officers. >> let me assure you, corruption is no way endemic within the police department. >> he regrets senior officers allowed senior executives to wine and dine them. he says an ethical adviser is now instructing the force as scotland yard is working to reenforce its reputation. >> once the public hearings begin in september, britain is giving the panel 12 months to produce its first report. >>> police in norway have called off the search for victims in last week's deadly shooting rampage. meghan mccorkell is in the newsroom with more information. >> reporter: polic
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